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  • The Mistake

  • By: K. L. Slater
  • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis
  • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,873
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,619
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,616

You think you know the truth about the people you love. But one discovery can change everything.... Eight-year-old Billy goes missing one day, out flying his kite with his sister Rose. Two days later he is found dead. Sixteen years on, Rose still blames herself for Billy's death. How could she have failed to protect her little brother? Rose has never fully recovered from the trauma, and one of the few people she trusts is her neighbour Ronnie, who she has known all her life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • How much do we really know about the ones we love?

  • By T. West on 12-03-17

boring, predictable book

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-30-17

Did not enjoy this book. It was very predictable, the main character was flat. I do not recommend

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Girl Who Was Taken

  • By: Charlie Donlea
  • Narrated by: Nina Alvamar
  • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,441
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,878
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,857

Nicole Cutty and Megan McDonald are both high school seniors in the small town of Emerson Bay, North Carolina. When they disappear from a beach party one warm summer night, police launch a massive search. No clues are found, and hope is almost lost until Megan miraculously surfaces after escaping from a bunker deep in the woods. A year later the best-selling account of her ordeal has turned Megan from local hero to national celebrity.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book!!!

  • By tarafarah7: Tara Brown on 06-07-17

Great Book!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-16-17

Could not stop listening to this book! Found it an entertaining, intriguing book. Narrator did a fabulous job!

  • The Silent Girls

  • By: Eric Rickstad
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,009
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,736
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,732

Frank Rath thought he was done with murder when he turned in his detective's badge to become a private investigator and raise a daughter alone. Then the police in his remote rural community of Canaan find an '89 Monte Carlo abandoned by the side of the road, and the beautiful teenage girl who owned the car seems to have disappeared without a trace. Soon Rath's investigation brings him face to face with the darkest abominations of the human soul.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Warning: This is ONLY Chapter One

  • By Ted on 01-14-17

An ok listen

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-17-15

An enjoyable novel although I found it quite easy to predict. Narrator is very good. Would I recommend it? Yes, as a three star listen

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Snowman

  • By: Jo Nesbø, Don Bartlett
  • Narrated by: Robin Sachs
  • Length: 15 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,280
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,342
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,340

Oslo in November. The first snow of the season has fallen. A boy named Jonas wakes in the night to find his mother gone. Out his window, in the cold moonlight, he sees the snowman that inexplicably appeared in the yard earlier in the day. Around its neck is his mother’s pink scarf. Hole suspects a link between a menacing letter he’s received and the disappearance of Jonas’s mother - and of perhaps a dozen other women, all of whom went missing on the day of a first snowfall. As his investigation deepens, something else emerges: he is becoming a pawn....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Nesbo is the Cat and I am The Mouse

  • By Russell on 10-14-13

a whole new perspective on frosty

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-10-14

A unique, twisted tale that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Serial Killer Couples

  • Bonded by Sexual Depravity, Abduction, and Murder
  • By: R. Barri Flowers
  • Narrated by: Mark Huff
  • Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    2.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 21

Serial Killer Couples: Bonded by Sexual Depravity, Abduction, and Murder chronicles the true crimes of sexually motivated serial killers who are intimates. In this latest true crime book from award-winning, best-selling criminologist R. Barri Flowers, nine gripping tales examine killer couples from America, England, and Canada whose murderous reigns of terror knows no end till they were brought to justice.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • High school b&w movie

  • By Laura on 06-23-12

Meh….

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-03-14

This novel quickly goes through some of the worst serial killer couples in history. If you can get past the terrible narration, it is an average read. If you find serial killers intriguing and if a fuzzy, badly edited narrator does not bother you, this book is for you.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Terror by Night

  • By: Terry Caffey, James Pence
  • Narrated by: Maurice England
  • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 52
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 32

In one evening, Terry Caffey lost everything. His wife, Penny, and his sons, Matthew and Tyler, were brutally murdered; his home was burned to the ground, and his 16-year-old daughter, Erin, was in jail, charged with thiree counts of capital murder.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful book

  • By Jill on 10-18-09

Not your average true crime novel

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-03-14

This novel depicts a terrible event in one man's life but it is less a true crime novel than one man's spiritual journey. I would place it in Christianity, not true crime. It was interesting but extremely repetitive. Maurice England portrayed such emotion through the characters in this novel, he is a fabulous narrator.
If you do not like to hear about spiritual awakening, or Bible quotes this book is not for you.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Sushi for Beginners

  • By: Marian Keyes
  • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
  • Length: 18 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 229
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 147
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 146

Lisa Edwards, top London magazine editor, has been fantasizing about promotion to New York. Instead, she's asked to launch a new women's magazine in Dublin. She thinks nothing could be worse - until she meets her new staff. They're friendly, helpful, and enthusiastic - in other words, they wouldn't last two minutes in London!

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not Up to Par for this Author

  • By Theresa on 01-11-09

Thoroughly Enjoyable!!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-24-13

Super book. Funny, engaging, entertaining, well written and very well narrated. Some have commented on poorly done American accents, the American accents are only at the beginning and very end of the book, too minuet to bother! Best book I've chosen in a long time! Great author and narrator.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Barbarian Nurseries

  • By: Héctor Tobar
  • Narrated by: Frankie J. Alvarez
  • Length: 15 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 218
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 195
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 194

With The Barbarian Nurseries, Héctor Tobar gives our most misunderstood metropolis its great contemporary novel, taking us beyond the glimmer of Hollywood and deeper than camera-ready crime stories to reveal Southern California life as it really is, across its vast, sunshiny sprawl of classes, languages, dreams, and ambitions.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved this book!

  • By Jodi on 08-18-12

Interesting, fresh read

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-03-13

I have not read a book such as this before. The author shows us each character in such depth. Fabulously written, good narration. A strong novel I would recommend.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Under the Skin

  • By: Michel Faber
  • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham
  • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 733
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 666
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 663

A “fascinating psychological thriller” ( Baltimore Sun), this entrancing novel introduces Isserley, a female driver who scouts the Scottish Highlands for male hitchhikers with big muscles. She herself is tiny—like a kid peering up over the steering wheel. Scarred and awkward, yet strangely erotic and threatening, Isserley listens to her passengers as they open up to her, revealing clues about who might miss them should they disappear—and then she strikes. What happens to her victims next is only part of a terrifying reality.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Something Different!

  • By Brenda J. Duge on 07-13-14

weird & creepy, but interesting!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-03-13

What a different book. Often I was wondering what was really going on in this book, made me think and try to figure out what had happened . Hard to put this book down, really enjoyed it. If you like creepy/mystery/thriller type books this one is worth a listen. Great easy to listen to narration. I would definitely read another book by Michel Faber, great imagination and well written.

10 of 12 people found this review helpful

  • Exposed

  • The Secret Life of Jodi Arias
  • By: Jane Velez-Mitchell
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth White
  • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 202
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 183
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 180

On June 9, 2008, the butchered body of Travis Alexander was found in his Mesa, Arizona, home. The grisly nature of his death made instant headlines: With 29 knife wounds, his throat slit, and a gunshot to the head, Travis was left to die. The prime suspect in the case was Alexander's ex-girlfriend, the attractive and soft-spoken Jodi Arias. Though Arias initially said that she was nowhere near the scene of crime, little about this case was as it seemed, and before long she had been caught lying to police. As the investigation progressed, her lies evolved multiple times before finally resting on an appalling claim: She had killed Travis in self-defense.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Great Narrator, Untrustworthy Writer

  • By Mary F. on 04-15-16

Intriguing!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-03-13

Jane Velez-Mitchell may not be my pick as a TV journalist, but she writes an amazing nonfiction book. The author represents both parties fairly, new details I had not heard following the trial were very compelling. If you were intrigued by the Jodi Arias trial, you will enjoy this read. Still sends shivers down my spine...

9 of 12 people found this review helpful